8 Tips for Internal Communication During the Hiring Process

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When you want to fill certain roles in your company, it’s only natural to look at your competition. You want to know what they offer, how you compare, and how you should communicate your job openings to attract top talent.  As helpful as this information is, there are some things in the hiring process that… Read more »

10+ Top Employer Branding Podcasts

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If you want to brush up on all things “EB,” here are 10+ employer branding podcasts from HR pros. These podcasts will give you an edge in using employer branding to attract top talent. The Employer Branding Podcast Join Jorgen Sundberg for this employer branding podcast filled with practical tips for talent attraction and branding… Read more »

13 Top Recruitment Marketing Podcasts

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Add these top 13 recruitment marketing podcasts to your schedule, or listen while completing another task (my favorite time for podcasts is when I cook). Podcasts are easy to squeeze in (and mostly free), making them a great way to stay up to date on the latest. Here are 13 must-listens for recruitment marketing: The… Read more »

7 Tips for Attracting Top Talent

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The top candidates have so many choices when it comes to where they want to work. So, it’s increasingly challenging to attract them. As a recruiter, you need to have the right strategies for attracting top talent, because they have a massive impact on the performance of any company. And even once you’ve recruited talented… Read more »

3 Tips for Recruiting Gen Z

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As Gen Z enters the workforce, they’re looking for fair pay, remote/hybrid options, robust benefits, and healthy work environments. When it comes to recruiting Gen Z, you need to go above and beyond what you’ve done in the past. That includes showcasing what’s unique about your workplace culture and using different avenues to grab the… Read more »

20 Top Recruiting Podcasts for HR Pros

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Recruiting podcasts are a great way to stay updated on the latest talent acquisition. To save you time searching, I put together this list of 20 recruiting podcasts to listen to right now. Let’s get started: The Contract Recruiter Podcast In this recruiting podcast, Eloise Sutton-Kirkby takes you on a global tour of contract recruitment…. Read more »

5 Tips to Attract Top Talent with “Website Job Descriptions”

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Effective recruitment involves many tactics, tools, and methods. The job description is one of the most essential elements of effective talent acquisition. When structured, optimized, and written well, a “website job description” (aka a JD on your career site) drives your recruitment process forward and inspires the best talent to apply for your roles. Here… Read more »

6 Reasons Why Salary is the #1 Lever to Attract Talent [+ keep them!]

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In an increasingly competitive job market, transparency about your salary offers helps boost your chances of attracting (and retaining) top talent.  Not sure why? Here are 6 reasons why salary is important to attract candidates:  1. Salary info attracts highly-qualified candidates  A Fairygodboss study on How 2020 Changed the Job Search Landscape shows:  “60% of… Read more »

7 of the Best Books for Recruiters [to Boost Applies & Build Culture]

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Do you have the important role of finding the best talent for your biz? And want to stay up-to-date on the latest hiring trends? One of the best ways to do it is by reading the best books for recruiters written by HR pros. Here are 7 I found to help give you a strategic… Read more »

4 Examples of Employer Branding Solutions

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Creating solid employer branding (EB) is essential. Why? “95% of candidates identify a company’s reputation as a key consideration when exploring new career opportunities” (source: KRG) Here are 4 employer branding solutions to set you up for success. Plus 4 successful EB examples for inspiration. Let’s get started. 1. Ongig – For Effective and Inclusive… Read more »

7 Tips for Removing Bias from Recruitment

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Companies that build and promote inclusive culture reap the benefits of a diverse workforce. Building a diverse team starts with removing bias from recruitment. Here are 7 tips on how to do it:   1. Create an inclusive company culture Removing unconscious bias shouldn’t just be limited to recruitment.  To reap the benefits of a… Read more »

Hiring for Diversity: 7 Must-Read Books for Recruiters in 2022

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As a recruiter, your job is multi-layered. It expands far beyond the scope of just “hiring people.” Effective recruiters seek out qualified candidates, assist with arranging interviews, negotiate salaries, review resumes, advise clients, and stay on top of current labor laws. But most recruiters say hiring for diversity is key to achieving high-performing company goals…. Read more »

20 Impressive Milestones on the Resumes of HR Pros

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At Ongig, we love celebrating each other’s accomplishments. So we thought it would be fun to shout out 20 HR Pros with impressive milestones on their resumes (a.k.a their LinkedIn profile). We’re excited to see what they’ll add to their resume next. Disclaimer: These successful folks were recommended to us through LinkedIn Sales Navigator. Here’s… Read more »

The Worst Hiring Mistakes Recruiters Make [on LinkedIn]

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LinkedIn is a powerful tool for recruiters – but only if you use it correctly. A LinkedIn recruiting study from Passport Photo Online found most recruiters are making common mistakes that doom their recruitment efforts before they even start. In this article, we’ll look at some of the worst hiring mistakes recruiters make on LinkedIn…. Read more »

What Post-Pandemic “Inclusive Working” means for Employers & Employees

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The pandemic introduced us to several work policies: remote work, hybrid work, and work from anywhere. As many countries lift health restrictions, they’re encouraging workers to return to the office (to avoid management complexity and lift business performance from hybrid work). Will hybrid or remote work come to an end? Will a new work culture… Read more »